Implement Detailed Metrics Alarms, Alerting, and Dashboards for Amazon EC2
In this lab, you’ll practice installing and configuring CloudWatch Agent on an EC2 instance, creating detailed metrics alarms, and setting up alerts on your email address. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll have an alarm configured on CloudWatch and a dashboard for the Amazon EC2 instance.
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Install a CloudWatch Agent on an Existing EC2 Instance
You’ll learn to download and install a CloudWatch Agent on an existing EC2 Instance. You’ll also learn to configure a CloudWatch Agent that sends metrics to the CloudWatch.
Configure Multiple Metrics with Alarms
You’ll learn to create and configure metrics using Alarms so that CloudWatch Agent can capture events for an existing EC2 instance.
Enable an Email Notification with the SNS
You’ll learn to subscribe to an email notification with SNS Topic.
Display Metrics in a Dashboard
You’ll learn to create a dashboard for multiple metrics of an EC2 instance.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.
- Basic understanding of EC2 Instance
- Basic understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM)
- Basic knowledge of Linux commands